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Entergy Transmission Specialist Senior in New Orleans, Louisiana

Transmission Specialist Senior

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Metairie, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 01/08/2023

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

The nature of this position is “hybrid” but will be domiciled in either Metairie, LA, Jackson, MS, Little Rock, AR, or Beaumont, TX.


The primary focus of the risk assessment processes is identification of risk and ensuring elimination or mitigation practices are implemented to manage the risk. This position will provide technical reviews of relay protection & control isolations and work instructions for maintenance and capital activities. Additional reviews would include work documents, outage strategies, control house barricading, and plans implementing risk control’s process for all aspects of transmission work which could impact nuclear, industrial, or other strategic customers.


  • Implements risk controls’ processes throughout transmission for all aspects of the capital and O&M portfolio which could impact nuclear, industrial customers and other strategic customers.

  • Ensuring the Asset Management construction standards are being properly followed for relay work being reviewed.

  • Provide/develop technical reviews of work strategies and documents pertaining to execution of work tasks being performed by all organizations within transmission.

  • Upon reviewing the work being performed, the objective is to identify risk and ways to manage, mitigate, or eliminate risk while identifying potential work bundling opportunities.

  • Serves as a primary contact for questions related to the relay documents associated with risk assessments while working in a team environment evaluating the reliability risk.

  • Will lead, participate and/or develop procedures, metrics and training materials supporting implementation of risk processes across all of Transmission assets, as well as challenge transmission organizations to apply consistent risk controls process

  • Lead critical evolution meetings with all necessary stakeholders centered on the risk profile of the tasks and projects being evaluated

  • Provides input to design engineers, construction engineers, planning, and project managers on ways to reduce the reliability risk while developing their project scope of work

  • Actively participate in project team meetings to discuss risk profiles in early development stages of proposed projects


Minimum Education:

  • Technical Degree (2-year Associate or 4-year Bachelor’s) and/or years of operational experience in electric utilities commensurate with progression level (Detailed Below).

Minimum Experience:

  • 8 years of experience with 4-year bachelor’s degree

  • 12 years of experience with 2-year associate degree

  • 16 years of experience with supervisory experience

  • 20 years without degree

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Sound understanding of engineering and design principles.

  • Understanding of relevant processes and policies, plus exceptional design skills and judgment.

  • Consistently demonstrates good judgment.

  • Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software.

  • Basic theory of electricity.

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings.

  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Self-motivated and dependable team player.

  • Good math skills.

  • Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures.

  • Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards.

  • Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets.

  • Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base.

  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement.

  • Knowledgeable in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Preferred :

  • Thorough understanding of Relay operations and maintenance procedures

  • Very familiar with relay commissioning processes

  • Experience in relay protection isolations, work practices, standards, procedures, and processes

Primary Location: Louisiana - Metairie Texas : The Woodlands || Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : Jefferson || Louisiana : Metairie || Louisiana : New Orleans || Louisiana : Westwego || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : Houston || Texas : Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 110488

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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